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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Remicade intravenous.

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/27/2014 12:09:15 AM

Reviewer: grateful_mom, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with RA in 2006 and began remicade treatments the end of that year after everything else (methotrexate, plaquenil, prednisone, etc.) were ineffective. I was afraid of the potential side effects and just thinking about getting an intravenous injection makes me feel lightheaded, but I was a single mom and had reached the point that I could not care for my kids. Three days after the f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
6/19/2014 4:18:28 PM

Reviewer: RA Sucks, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have had Remicade infusions for 1.5 years. Felt somewhat better at times but don't know if it was the infusions or just the way RA comes and goes. During this time I have had numerous melanomas and two squamous cell skin cancers removed. Dr. is taking me off Remicade.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/26/2014 3:08:20 AM

Reviewer: Jerry Cochran, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Non_Hodgkins Lymphoma (cancer) during my treatment for RA. After 2.5 yrs and chemotherapy the cancer is benign and RA is benign as well. I suspect that Remicade had something to do with the cancer.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/18/2014 6:17:55 PM

Reviewer: Marla, 65-74 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/17/2014 9:49:03 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have just taken two treatment and don't know if it will work yet but so far it hasn't my hands and finger hurt awfully bad especially the joints of my fingers but also my hands cramp bad and hurt

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